Become a leader in business or education with a professional doctoral programme – available fully online with an optional face-to-face residency.
The University of Liverpool currently offers one online doctorate: a Doctor of Education – Higher Education (EdD). The EdD is a professional doctorate, available 100% online with a residency option involving in-person meetings in Liverpool.
The programme takes an innovative approach, promoting critical thinking and active workplace research. It brings together senior professionals from across the world to create new knowledge and share best practices in a highly collaborative, online classroom.
Graduates emerge with advanced, doctoral-level knowledge and skills, an enhanced professional network and a fully valid, widely recognised doctoral degree from the University of Liverpool. You can study online from anywhere in the world and graduate in person in Liverpool if you choose.
Offered by the University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning with a strong reputation for educational development, the online EdD focuses on the latest practice, research, and leadership thinking in higher education in a global context. Highly collaborative and international, the EdD programme provides educational professionals with an unrivalled opportunity to deepen their understanding of the role of universities as places of learning and as learning institutions.
The University also offers an online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). However, enrolment for this programme is now closed for the remaining 2017 intakes. The online DBA is covered by the University of Liverpool Management School’s AACSB Accreditation, awarded to only 5% of business schools worldwide. The DBA attracts senior professionals from across the globe who are ready to develop their leadership skills and engage in in-depth research in their field.